Mar 19, 2013 7:00pm EDT
the paul ryan thing with the big asterisk and say -- >> what do you think? >> that's exactly the way you have to approach this. we do need -- first off, this issue is about 5, 10, 15 years from now, stablelizing the debt at less than 15% gdp and the essence getting entitlements under control in the out years. as part of that, you have to have tax reform and significant tax reform. and actually, simpson/bowles, a commission i served on, laid out a way to do it, got the tax rates down on the personal side to 9, 15 and 23% and the corporate to 26%. and you need to bring the corporate rate down to 24, 25, 26% and need to go to a territorial system. but you can't do that independent of the individual system, because if you have a huge gap between the top individual rate, say today it's at 42.5%, and if you took the corporate 25%, everybody started -- >> because then you have small business. small business got screwed at the expense of big businesses in the last tax bill. so you're right. so i -- look, i say, you're going to have big problems if you try to have a big personal and corporate tog
Mar 22, 2013 7:00pm EDT
to geico? jimmy: happier than paul revere with a cell phone. ronny: why not? anncr: get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. . >>> being be dubbed vote-a-rama senate working through 400 amendments. democrats can only afford five defections in the upcoming votes on their new tax and spend budget proposal which is expected i guess late tonight or early tomorrow morning. joining us now two distinguished senators, a demonstrate from new hampshire and bob corker, republican from tennessee. senator sheen, let me begin with you. what do i see here? you took out the sequester. that's out of this new budget and put in another trillion dollar tax hike which my friend jech sessions says it's really lie 1.5 trillion. i don't see this as a gat vote or any good for the economy either. >> well, i think you're wrong. the fact is taking out the sequester is one of the best things that the budget does. in new hampshire we're already seeing the impacts of that sequester. our second largest city will have the tower closed because of the sequester. it's one of the busiest
Mar 20, 2013 7:00pm EDT
is a return to the big ten. but just let me ask you, is it clear now, it sounds like it, rand paul gave a speech. is the gop committed to an immigration reform bill that will have big influence on how the party thinks? >> well, larry, i'm not part of the group that is working this out, but it's a very important issue that we have been talking about of wanting to make sure that, hey, our immigration system is broken. it needs reform, and we are a country of immigrants and opportunities. so, i think there's a real opportunity for the gop to lead this effort in a way that also makes sure that we don't have another wave of illegal immigrants and we can with do both. >> and last one, i want to get to this, will the republican party allow more socially liberal people in the northeast particularly, just to be part of the republican party without finger pointing or insinuations or beating the heck out of them in primary debates, can that happen? the gop got hurt badly on the issues last time-out. >> every state, we need to get the best candidate in each state that can win elections and i think
Mar 21, 2013 7:00pm EDT
't anybody in the gop that has that message. >> i would argue there's a spark of jack kemp in paul ryan, in marco rubio, in bobby jindal. jack kemp lives in the hearts of progressive republicans. >> larry sabato, last word. >> the republicans need jack kemps of all genders. >> we all need more time. we'll do another jack kemp segment. that's it for tonight's show. thanks for watching. boy do i miss jack kemp.